Quotes: minimum

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  • Bronson Pinchot
    Bronson Pinchot
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    'Restoring' is a very arrogant concept. If you're taking a house from 1812, do you restore it to how it looked the day after it was built, or restore it to the way it looked in 1828, or the way it looked in 1872? Do the minimum to stop it from falling apart, and then get away.
  • A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a minimum; but under narrower conditions, it may easily come about that the whole people will fall asleep.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
  • Andrew Grove
    Andrew Grove
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    Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
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    Giving a 10-year mandatory minimum for a second offense fist fight is not going to reduce the chance that someone will be stabbed 16 times when you are not funding any of the programs that are desperately needed to actually reduce juvenile crime.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Hedge funds are not especially liquid. Many are 'gated' - meaning there are only small windows when you can withdraw your money. They typically have a high minimum investment and often require investors keep their money in the fund for at least one year.
  • Bill Pascrell
    Bill Pascrell
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    House Republican leadership have refused to allow a clean minimum wage vote. Close to 15 million Americans will be affected if we did this. Do Republicans really expect a family to live on less than $11,000 a year?
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    I never understood music. It seemed to me to be the maximum amount of noise conveying the minimum amount of information.
    Source: The Naked Civil Servant (1968) Ch. 27
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum. This may seem too stoical a position in these madly passionate times, but madly passionate people rarely make good on their madly passionate promises.
  • Arthur Hailey
    Arthur Hailey
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    I set myself 600 words a day as a minimum output, regardless of the weather, my state of mind or if I'm sick or well. There must be 600 finished words-not almost right words.
  • Ben Nicholson
    Ben Nicholson
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    I'm interested in locating the holy grail of the minimum means to express the most complex ideas.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
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    It's very difficult for designers today. How can someone produce so many shows? Now the minimum is four a year.
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
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    Not even Mr Blair has been able to erode the unions conviction that we all have a right to a minimum wage… Both the minimum wage and the Social Charter would palpably destroy jobs.
    Source: Lend Me Your Ears p387
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